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									The Pragmatic Programmer
Author: Andrew Hunt
Author: David Thomas



Edition: 1
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Straight from the programming trenches, The Pragmatic Programmer cuts through the increasing
specialization and technicalities of modern software development to examine the core process—taking a
requirement and producing working, maintainable code that delights its users. It covers topics ranging
from personal responsibility and career development to architectural techniques for keeping your code
flexible and easy to adapt and reuse. Read this book, and you'll learn how to Fight software rot;Avoid the
trap of duplicating knowledge;Write flexible, dynamic, and adaptable code;Avoid programming by
coincidence;Bullet-proof your code with contracts, assertions, and exceptions;Capture real
requirements;Test ruthlessly and effectively;Delight your users;Build teams of pragmatic programmers;
andMake your developments more precise with automation. Written as a series of self-contained sections
and filled with entertaining anecdotes, thoughtful examples, and interesting analogies, The Pragmatic
Programmer illustrates the best practices and major pitfalls of many different aspects of software
development. Whether you're a new coder, an experienced programmer, or a manager responsible for
software projects, use these lessons daily, and you'll quickly see improvements in personal productivity,
accuracy, and job satisfaction. You'll learn skills and develop habits and attitudes that form the foundation
for long-term success in your career. You'll become a Pragmatic Programmer.

								
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